Several Alaska energy researchers will be featured in a national conference this week of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission.
Andrysiak also said the Army wants to revive relationships with Alaska Native communities to teach soldiers Indigenous survival skills.
The nation’s sole heavy icebreaker arrived in the Aleutian Islands this week for the first time since 2013.
Sen. Dan Sullivan said the Arctic is the next arena of great military power competition, and Russia has built up a lot more infrastructure on its side.
Saturday night’s showdown between Sen. Dan Sullivan and his challenger, Al Gross, had some heated exchanges.
Scientists have found that as sea ice has dwindled in Arctic waters, a new predator has moved in to feed on the marine mammals: killer whales.
The altercation interrupted fishing for several boats, and some fishing industry players say they’re worried about continuing impacts from the exercises.
2020 would have been a big year for cruising in Nome with fourteen ships originally scheduled to make port.
Conservation groups say protection will be removed from about half the nation’s wetlands.
The investment bank Goldman Sachs says it won’t finance ventures to explore or develop oil prospects in the refuge, or elsewhere in the Arctic.